Matt Hattaway. Body piercer, tattoo apprentice, painter, father, and husband (not in that order). Standard Ink Tattoo Co. Chattanooga TN

 

@benbrayis did this Spaulding and Rogers piece ©1981 on my knee after months of talking about it. Thanks again buddy! #traditionaltattoo #boldwillhold #knowyourroots #traditionaltattooflash  #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

@benbrayis did this Spaulding and Rogers piece ©1981 on my knee after months of talking about it. Thanks again buddy! #traditionaltattoo #boldwillhold #knowyourroots #traditionaltattooflash #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

Painted this fun piece and @mrs_hattaway called dibs. Also I have time for (Christopher) walk-ins today before 6 if somebody wants to come get something fun!

Painted this fun piece and @mrs_hattaway called dibs. Also I have time for (Christopher) walk-ins today before 6 if somebody wants to come get something fun!

Staining some new flash sheets with coffee. Definitely a labor of love. #traditionaltattoo #traditionaltattooflash #tattooart #flashpainting #fwliquidacrylic #coffee #arches #art #acrylic #watercolor #boldwillhold #realtraditionalflash #tattooapprentice  #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

Staining some new flash sheets with coffee. Definitely a labor of love. #traditionaltattoo #traditionaltattooflash #tattooart #flashpainting #fwliquidacrylic #coffee #arches #art #acrylic #watercolor #boldwillhold #realtraditionalflash #tattooapprentice #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

If I said “KY” was his nickname would that be believable? Because that’s the story we’re going with

If I said “KY” was his nickname would that be believable? Because that’s the story we’re going with

Made this fun little pipe on my knee this morning right next to my beer mug tattoo by @revtraviswhite #tattoo #tattooapprentice #traditionaltattoo  #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

Made this fun little pipe on my knee this morning right next to my beer mug tattoo by @revtraviswhite #tattoo #tattooapprentice #traditionaltattoo #standardink #chattanooga #tennessee

Awkward angle on the shark since it wraps a bit but both of these were a lot of fun to do today! Oh and there’s a photo of my dog. Because.

Awkward angle on the shark since it wraps a bit but both of these were a lot of fun to do today! Oh and there’s a photo of my dog. Because.

Great day for mail! @bill_stevenson hooked me up with a sample set of #waverlycolorco ink and some other goodies, got my new plugs from DNA and an MVP I picked up yesterday to celebrate being 1.5 months cigarette free. Lovin life!

Great day for mail! @bill_stevenson hooked me up with a sample set of #waverlycolorco ink and some other goodies, got my new plugs from DNA and an MVP I picked up yesterday to celebrate being 1.5 months cigarette free. Lovin life!

Infinity sign: check. Lettering: check. Fun one from this afternoon!

Infinity sign: check. Lettering: check. Fun one from this afternoon!

#sweetlovinsaturday @mrs_hattaway let’s me wipe my boogs on her sleeve after I sneeze

#sweetlovinsaturday @mrs_hattaway let’s me wipe my boogs on her sleeve after I sneeze

Paintings for sale. Message me if interested or shoot me an email mhattaway.art@gmail.com

Paintings for sale. Message me if interested or shoot me an email mhattaway.art@gmail.com